Leaving Las Vegas

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 1995
  • Running time: 112 min
Leaving behind his crumbling life, an alcoholic moves to Las Vegas, to drink himself to death. Unexpected grace befalls him when he meets a beautiful, bitter hooker. Multi-award winning and Best Actor to Cage.
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Leaving behind his crumbling life, an alcoholic moves to Las Vegas, to drink himself to death. Unexpected grace befalls him when he meets a beautiful, bitter hooker. Multi-award winning and Best Actor to Cage.

Original Release

12/01/1995

US Release

02/09/1996

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Cast

Directors

Mike Figgis

Writers

John O'Brien, Mike Figgis

Cast

Nicolas Cage Ben Sanderson
Elisabeth Shue Sera
Julian Sands Yuri
Richard Lewis Peter
Steven Weber Marc Nussbaum
Kim Adams Sheila
Emily Procter Debbie
Valeria Golino Terri
Graham Beckel L.A. Bartender
Mariska Hargitay Hooker at Bar
Laurie Metcalf Landlady
Shawnee Smith Biker Girl
Stuart Reynolds Man At Bar
Carey Lowell Bank Teller
Walt G. Ludwig Slot Player
Camille King Bank Manager
Stuart Regen Man at Bar
Albert Henderson Man at Strip Bar (as Al Henderson)
Shashi Bhatia Hispanic Prostitute
Anne Lange Business Colleague

Producers

Stuart Reynolds Executive Producer
Paige Simpson Executive Producer
Stuart Regen Executive Producer
Annie Stewart Executive Producer
Lila Cazès Producer
Annie Stewart Producer
Mike Figgis Producer
Marc S. Fischer Producer
Stuart Regen Producer

Editors

John Smith

1996OscarBest Actor in a Leading Role Won
1996OscarBest Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1996OscarBest Director Nominated
1996OscarBest Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published Nominated
1996Golden GlobeBest Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1996Golden GlobeBest Director - Motion Picture Nominated
1996Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1996Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Won
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